Original Features

Headin’ On Up to ‘South Park,’ Gonna Read Some Facts of Mine

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 14 hours ago
South Park has put Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman through the wringer for almost 20 years of pop culture punishment, but did you know the show originated as one of the world’s first viral videos? Or that the first official episode took three months to animate by hand? Oh my god, we killed the 22nd episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ straight from the bastards at South Park!

Bestflix: September 2015’s Best New Netflix Instant Titles

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by Matt Singer 2 days ago
Netflix
Bestflix — ScreenCrush’s monthly video series dedicated to finding the best new stuff to watch on Netflix — is back with more recommendations for September 2015. (If you missed June, July, or August’s episodes, it’s not too late to add more great films and TV shows to your MyList.)

Don’t Make Us Force You to Watch the Top Five Weirdest Star Wars Toys

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by ScreenCrush Staff 2 days ago
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies, You Think You Know TV, and Post Credits comes a brand new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

Watch ‘Screams,’ A Supercut Tribute to the Films and Scares of Wes Craven

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by ScreenCrush Staff 3 days ago
New Line Cinema
There’s a few things you can expect in almost every Wes Craven movie. Definitely some scares, and also plenty of screams. In tribute to the horror director, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 76 after a battle with brain cancer, the video team here at ScreenCrush put together this tribute; the only one that felt appropriate for a man and a filmmaker like Craven: A supercut sampling of just a few of his characters’ many (many) screams.

What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: September 2015

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
Paramount
Just as so many new titles hit Netflix Instant each month, so must we say goodbye to a few titles from the streaming library. If you’ve been procrastinating, now is the time to make these movies and TV shows a priority before they disappear. Netflix has opted out of renewing their deal with Epix, which means movies like The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Transformers: Age of Extinction aren’t just expiring — they won’t be coming back.

New Netflix Instant Releases: September 2015

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
AMC
With a new month comes a new batch of Netflix Instant releases for us to look forward to. If you’re looking to discover an old classic or find a new favorite, there are plenty of new titles hitting the service next month. including several seasons of hit TV shows to help you catch up before their fall premieres. Read on for our guide to all the new releases hitting Netflix Instant in September.

Be a Bad Motherf—er With These 15 ‘Pulp Fiction’ Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff 3 days ago
Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction was groundbreaking in many ways, particularly in the way its characters talked. The film uses the F-word 265 times, which in 1994 was second only to Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas, which had 300. In the years since Pulp Fiction hit theaters, the usage of the word spiked and now Pulp Fiction is not even listed among the Top 25. That’s just one of the surprising facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, so grab a Royale With Cheese and get to know more about Pulp Fiction!

‘Hannibal’: The Best Moments From ‘The Wrath of the Lamb’ Series Finale

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by Britt Hayes 4 days ago
NBC
There was a lot to dissect from the Hannibal series finale, and while we covered a lot of it in our full review, there’s still so much that deserves another look. While the future of Hannibal remains cloudy, “The Wrath of the Lamb” carved up the absolute best, most perfect farewell for the series imaginable. Here, we take a closer look at the greatest and craziest moments from the finale.

WookieeLeaks: What Spoilers Can We Extract From the New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser?

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by Jacob Hall 6 days ago
Lucasfilm
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, tear apart the latest teaser footage, learn the alignment of a new Rogue One character, and a tease the Battle of Jakku.